The stellate ganglion block (SGB) is an injection that targets the stellate ganglion, a collection of nerves in the neck that are part of your autonomic nervous system. An injection of local anesthetic temporarily blocks this highway of nerves, which is partly responsible for carrying information from the ‘fear brain’ to the rest of the body. The SGB, in essence, hits the reset button on the sympathetic nervous system’s response to ‘triggers’ which can help to calm down the ‘fight, flight, freeze, or fawn’ response many people have with their past traumatic triggers.
Using image guidance, our physicians perform a dual injection into the stellate ganglion, providing a safe and effective treatment to provide relief from symptoms like irritability, difficulting concentrating, sleep disturbance, anxiety, and hypervigilance.
Disclaimer: The efficacy of the SGB procedure for PTSD has not been approved by the FDA. Although the FDA has approved medications used in the procedure, the FDA has not approved such medications for the treatment of PTSD. Therefore, although clinical results to date have been extremely promising, Regenerative Performance cannot guarantee that the SGB procedure will relieve any or all PTSD symptoms.
What to EXPECT:
Here’s what you can expect when you work with us.
Detailed history and current health status
Your initial appointment will include a deep dive into your health history, as well as your current health status and what brought you in today.
Medical, lifestyle, and
We will perform a medical evaluation and assess your current lifestyle, in addition to any behavioral or mental blocks that might be holding you back.
Using proven treatment modalities, health practices, lifestyle changes, supplementation, and regenerative medicine, we’ll create a plan that is tailored to your specific needs, getting you on the path to feeling your best.